Meaning of disaccharide

di•sac•cha•ride

Pronunciation: (dī-sak'u-rīd", -rid), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. any of a group of carbohydrates, as sucrose or lactose, that yield monosaccharides on hydrolysis. Also called
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